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Man shot in hand in Southwest Baltimore

A man was shot in the hand in Southwest Baltimore Monday afternoon, police said.

Officers were called at 1:11 p.m. to the 3000 block of Windsor Ave. in Walbrook, where the man was found and taken to a hospital.

Police had no suspect or motive, and anyone with information is asked to call 410-396-2488 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP.

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Baltimore police identify two weekend homicide victims, reveal third August homicide

Baltimore police are investigating more than a dozen shootings over the weekend, including three homicides. On Monday, the department identified the victims of the two deadly shootings, while revealing the third deadly incident.

After 45 homicides in July, police said the first homicide of August occurred early on Saturday, when Terrence Boyd, 29, of the 1600 block of Hilton Street, was killed in...

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2 shot in Bowleys Quarters leasing office Monday morning

A man opened fire on two employees of a Bowleys Quarters apartment community Monday morning inside the complex's leasing office, Baltimore County police said.

One person, a 47-year-old woman, was critically injured in the shooting at about 10:15 a.m. at Carroll Park Apartments on Carroll Island Road, police said. The other victim, a man, sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect, whom police...

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Security officer fires gunshot after suspect ran with ring at Mondawmin Mall

A private security officer for a jewelry store at Mondawmin Mall fired at least one gunshot in the parking lot Sunday afternoon as he chased a man who allegedly stole a ring from the store, police said.

The suspect walked into RK & Co. Jewelers in the lower level of the mall and asked to see the ring, which he put on his finger, police said. After a brief conversation with a sales clerk, he took off...

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Crime roundup: Transgender sexual assault, Walgreens robbed twice, woman faces 52 charges

This roundup of crime briefs from around the area isn't meant to be a comprehensive compilation of Maryland crime news, but a snapshot of some of the newsworthy incidents from across our region.

Here's a look at some of the crime that's happened recently in our coverage area:

A convicted murderer pleaded guilty to killing his cell mate at Jessup Correctional Institute.

A District Court...

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Interim Baltimore police commissioner announces major reorganization

Interim Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis announced a reorganization of the department in an email to police Saturday night, formally promoting or moving 28 people into new roles and undoing some changes made by his predecessor Anthony W. Batts.

"These promotions and the streamlined organizational structure are designed to maximize the effectiveness of the Department in achieving our mission...

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